Books like Amor Towles's

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Books like Amor Towles's

1June
Redigerat: dec 23, 2020, 1:40pm

Until Amor's next book comes out, I would like something similar to Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow by other authors.

2spiralsheep
dec 24, 2020, 6:00am

I didn't find the following novel especially likeable but it was reasonably well written and is popular with other readers (and similar to Amor Towles is a difficult request to fulfil):

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney.

3Renabur
Redigerat: jan 1, 9:48pm

Although it is a period piece, I loved the spirit of, and the quality of the writing in Golden Hill by Francis Spufford for the same reasons that I loved A Gentleman in Moscow.

4lilithcat
jan 1, 11:12pm

>2 spiralsheep:

Never heard of Amor Towles, but I really liked Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk.

6Renabur
Redigerat: jan 2, 4:21am

>5 lilithcat: Thanks for that - for some reason my use of square brackets in my original message didn't seem to work.

7spiralsheep
jan 2, 4:23am

>6 Renabur: Touchstones are a bit touch-and-go recently.

8wester
jan 2, 4:55am

>1 June:, >7 spiralsheep: So this is the touchstone for the right book: Rules of Civility.

9vwinsloe
jan 14, 9:44am

I'm reading Warlight and it has themes similar to A Gentleman in Moscow. Post WWII espionage, family, etc.